Rutger Bregman On The Fifteen Hour Work Week

The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder
Published on Mar 19, 2019

In this Majority Report clip, Rutger Bregman explains why we’re all working too much.

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“Yet into this bleak picture drops a book and an author bristling with hope, optimism and answers. Rutger Bregman is a 28-year-old Dutchman whose book, Utopia for Realists, has taken Holland by storm and could yet revitalise progressive thought around the globe. His solutions are quite simple and staunchly set against current trends: we should institute a universal basic income for everyone that covers minimum living expenses – say around £12,000 a year; the working week should be shortened to 15 hours; borders should be opened and migrants allowed to move wherever they choose.”*

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